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Butler Up, Purdue Down In Coaches Poll

Last updated on Tuesday, March 10, 2009

(UNDATED) - Butler went up and Purdue went down in this week’s ESPN/USA Today men’s college basketball coaches’ poll.

The Bulldogs head into tonight's Horizon League Championship game ranked 17th, up five spots in this week's poll.

Purdue dropped from 20th to 24th among the coaches this week. The Boilers are coming off a loss to Michigan State in East Lansing on Sunday and will have the number three seed when they open play in the Big Ten Tournament Friday in Indianapolis.

The Spartans are the only Big Ten team ahead of Purdue in this week's coaches' poll. Michigan State moved up two places and is now sixth.

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